Pamela Bright's Augustine and the Bible (The Bible through the Ages) PDF

By Pamela Bright

ISBN-10: 0268006547

ISBN-13: 9780268006549

ISBN-10: 0268006555

ISBN-13: 9780268006556

in keeping with the acclaimed French quantity Saint Augustin et los angeles Bible, this translation with extra decisions honors the superbly wrought monument to the scholarly examine of Anne-Marie l. a. Bonnardière and her colleagues. Editor Pamela shiny bargains the 1st English language version of the very popular Bible de Tous les Temps, released by means of Beauchesne Editeur in Paris. This quantity offers the findings of eminent students at the Bible in Augustine's letters, in his preaching, in polemics, within the urban of God, and as a resource for Christian ethics, following the chronological order of Augustine's works from the mid-eighties of the fourth century to only sooner than his dying in 430. half I examines what might be recognized of the phases of Augustine's come upon with the biblical texts and which texts have been formative for him sooner than he assumed his ministry of the observe. half II is dedicated to a really diversified form of encounter-Augustine's grappling with the hermeneutical process originating within the province of Africa. half III describes Augustine's first foray into the sphere of biblical polemics whilst he opposes the Manichees, the very staff who first brought him to a research of the "obscurities" of the biblical textual content. And partially IV, the reader encounters the main normal voice of Augustine-that of the tireless preacher of the Word.

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